Deepening our understanding of issues confronting contemporary society
The Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research (GCSCR) is dedicated to increasing our understanding of current challenges facing the modern world. Through the application of innovative humanities and social science research, incorporating the knowledge of academics from a broad range of interrelated disciplines, we are at the cutting edge of humanities and social science discourse. Our Centre's research is focused on the following contemporary themes; History, Media and Change; Crises: Communities; Safety and Security, Heritage and Wellbeing and Language, Culture and Belonging.
2019 Visiting Scholar Seminar Series — Mark Moore
Hominin cognitive evolution: New insights from stone-flaking experiments seminar is presented by Associate Professor Mark Moore (University of New England) on Wednesday March 13, 2019.
Visiting Scholar Seminar Series — John Schofield
GALAPAGOS: Archaeology and the Global Challenge of Marine Plastics seminar is presented by Professor John Schofield (University of York) on Thursday 21 March 2019.
Visiting Scholar Public Lecture — Kate Fullagar
Three Lives in an Age of Empire: Challenges in Biography and Imperial History is presented by Associate Professor Kate Fullagar (Macquarie University, Sydney) on Thursday 18 April 2019.
Visiting Scholar Masterclass — Kate Fullagar
A PhD in the Liberal Arts ~ Your Writing, Your Teaching, Your Skills is presented by Associate Professor Kate Fullagar (Macquarie University, Sydney) on Thursday 18 April 2019.
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